DUE TO THE LARGE NUMBER OF COMPETITORS HERE THIS YEAR, WE WILL BE STARTING AT 7:30 AM ON BOTH SATURDAY & SUNDAY. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE IN THE BALLROOM READY TO DANCE 1/2 HOUR PRIOR TO THE START TIME.
Welcome to the annual USA Dance National Collegiate DanceSport Championship (NCDC), held in Columbus Ohio. All of us involved hope you will join us in creating an exciting weekend filled with fun and lasting memories. The 2015 events will be held Saturday & Sunday at the Convention Center November 21 & 22, 2015. Competitions in Latin, Rhythm, Standard & Smooth Styles - All Levels -Plus, the NCDC will be again host the USA Dance Collegiate Formation Team Championships. This will be a sanctioned event and as such, all USA Dance Formation Team rules will be followed. We will also be holding our annual University Team Match. Please contact the registrar for any additional information.
REGISTRATION NOTES: 2015 Championship will ONLY be offering ONLINE registration. (Formation Teams contact Daphna Locker at: firstname.lastname@example.org.) The deadline for registration and payments Midnight, Friday Nov. 6, 2015 ($15/person penalty for payment after Friday 11/6/15 or at the event.)
During check-in at the event, registrants will need BOTH their USA Dance Student Athlete Membership card and College Student ID. Note: Competitors will receive free entry into the Ohio Star Ball Friday and Saturday night events with your registration fee of $80. We are looking forward to seeing you at the event!
THE NATIONAL COLLEGIATE DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIP IS OPEN TO ANYONE WHO MEETS ALL OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS: 1) Is a member of USA Dance, AND 2) Is a college/university student with a valid student ID, OR 3) Has graduated within the last 6 months/previous semester, and is able to show a graduation certificate AND YOUR PARTNER IS STILL A COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY STUDENT WITH A VALID STUDENT ID. (Dropping out of school 2 months ago, does not count.) AND 4) Everyone must be between the ages of 16 and 35.
Registration opens Friday, November 20 at 5 PM and will close at 10:00 PM. If you or your team hasn't paid for their entries, you will not be able to register until you &/or the team has paid.
Formation Team check-in for practice will be Friday 6 to 7:30 PM, and Saturday morning 6:30 to 7:30 AM. For those who don't want to attend the Ohio Star Ball evening session, the ballroom will be open for practice from 8 - 11 pm.
USA Dance is the National Governing Body for DanceSport in the U.S... It is a Member Organization of the U.S... Olympic Committee; and a 501c3 non-profit organization promoting and providing ballroom dancing opportunities and the highest quality of social and competitive ballroom dancing to members and friends of USA Dance. Having 180+ chapters throughout the United States. USA Dance is a sponsor of the USA Dance National DanceSport Championships, the National Collegiate DanceSport Championship, 10 - 12 National Qualifying Events and many local competitions. USA Dance also sponsors many social events such as National Dance Cruises, clinics & workshops, social dances and community activities.